Diabetes in the News
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Diabetes in the News

What’s new in the world of diabetes? We’ve rounded up the news for you… The BBC reported that a pioneering therapy is safe for type 1 diabetics. The therapy retrains the immune system, and it was tested on 27 people in the UK. It showed signs of slowing the disease. Like many of these kinds … Continue reading

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Scotland ‘Should Take Lead Role in Type 1 Research’

Catriona Morrice of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JRDF) talked to the Scotsman this week about how Scotland could lead the field to cure type 1 diabetes. The Foundation’s development manager cites bioscience expertise where Scottish institutions, scientists and charities are already working in support of this aim, but she believes Scotland’s role could be … Continue reading

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Diabetes in the News – the Perils of Being a Woman and “Smart Insulin” Trials

It’s difficult to avoid news about diabetes, as there are regular articles in the press – from the doom and gloom predictions about burdens on the healthcare system to simplistic pieces about “cures”, diabetes makes the news on a regular basis. Two news items caught my eye recently: one which talked about the greater risks … Continue reading